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Army National Guard – San Jose, CA
CareersinGear.com - 30+ days ago
Part Time Construction Vehicle Repairer Trucks. Bulldozers. Power shovels. These are the types of machinery that you will work on as a Construction Vehicle Repairer in the Army National Guard. In doing so, you will join the Army National Guard on the road to success. As a Construction Vehicle Repairer you will maintain and replace brake actuators, batteries, starter motors, alternators, mechanical fuel pumps, and hydraulic cylinders; adjust engine speed governor/valves, carburetors, dry-disc clutches, steering brakes, and fuel injector racks; charge suspension accumulators, transmission shift accumulators and main hydraulic accumulators; troubleshoot problems in vehicle engines, electrical systems, steering, brakes, and suspensions; tune up and repair engines; replace or repair damaged body parts, hydraulic arms, shovels, and grader blades; and establish and follow maintenance schedules. Your Army National Guard training will prepare you for all maintenance, troubleshooting, repairing, tuning, and other duties necessary to keep the Guard s construction vehicles running at peak performance. It will also set you up for a rewarding civilian career with auto and construction equipment dealers and farm equipment companies. Earn while you learn Get paid to learn! In the Army National Guard, you will learn valuable job skills while earning a regular paycheck and qualifying for tuition assistance. Job training for a Construction Equipment Repairer consists of nine weeks of Basic Training, where you ll learn basic Soldiering skills, and eight to 29 weeks of Advanced Individual Training. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field. Benefits Paid training A monthly paycheck Montgomery G.I. Bill Up to 100 percent Tuition Assistance for college or vocational training (up to $4,500 per fiscal year, 1 October - 30 September) Retirement benefits for part-time service Low-cost life insurance (up to $400,000 in coverage) 401(k)-type savings plan Student Loan Repayment Program (up to $50,000, for existing loans) Requirements High School Diploma or GED (If you do not have a diploma or GED, you may still apply - ask a recruiter about how the Army National Guard can help you earn your GED.) Must be between the ages of 17 and 35 Must be able to pass a physical exam and meet legal and moral standards Must meet citizenship requirements (seewebsite for details) COMPANY OVERVIEW With more than 370 years of service, the Army National Guard is the largest reserve component, as well as the oldest branch of the U.S. military. In the Guard, you get the training from us, serve in your own community, and enhance your marketability for the higher paying jobs you are now seeking. We provide our members with college tuition assistance and offer attractive benefits on top of paid training in all of our career fields. The Army National Guard has career opportunities in every State and U.S. Territory, more than 3,600 training locations, and more than 350,000 members. Visit the Army National Guard Web site.